Title: Environmental Hypersensitivity in the Workplace
Date of publication: 1994
URL: www.technologyandhealth.org
Authors: Bruce M. Small
Bibliographic info: Softcover, photocopied report 8.5 x 11 inches, 37 pages, available from the publisher for $20 in Canada, $15US in the United States.
Publisher: Technology and Health Foundation
Abstract: Environmental hypersensitivity is a factor deserving our consideration in the workplace because environmental conditions (whether physical, social or organizational) can have significant effects on health, productivity and quality of thinking. Environmental hypersensitivity is a significant problem in the workplace, because untreated or aggravated environmental hypersensitivity can lead to further deterioration in work performance and health, and sometimes to permanent disability.
Additional Notes: This report includes specific guidelines for setting up a response procedure for hypersensitivity in the workplace, along with remedial measures for typical situations likely to be encountered.
Keywords: workplace management, trigger agents, susceptibility, chemical exposures, human rights, stigma, sick building syndrome, health, productivity, IAQ, pollutants, testing, monitoring, remedial measures, operations, ventilation, air cleaning, maintenance
Record Last Revised: Record #86, revised 1/17/2001

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